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Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-30-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,172
Posted By BMWDMD
yea. I was gonna purchase the platinum IR fusion...

yea. I was gonna purchase the platinum IR fusion because it sounded so good but decided to be safe and went OEM.

I honestly wonder if you can really tell a difference between the two.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-28-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 14,330
Posted By BMWDMD
The Northfield BMW dealer in Illinois just quoted...

The Northfield BMW dealer in Illinois just quoted me $55.00 for that hose!?!?!? Gonna buy it online
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 12-14-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By BMWDMD
Replace the fluid asap. There are DIY's posted on...

Replace the fluid asap. There are DIY's posted on how to do that.
Forum: General E46 Forum 12-05-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,572
Posted By BMWDMD
5wk9608 or 5wk9605 air mass sensor?

I purchased two air mass sensors which both had the same part No. 28164-37100.

One was purchased from autohaus.com ($268) which had the No. 5wk9605

and

the other one was purchased from...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 50,663
Posted By BMWDMD
2000 Honda Prelude. Black. I put 160,000 miles on...

2000 Honda Prelude. Black. I put 160,000 miles on it. Mint condition, no problems. Traded it in for a 2002 325ci. Love the bimmer but really missing the lude tho. :cry:
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-28-2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By BMWDMD
Trans issue?

My car stalled last month and then again today in the SAME EXACT SPOT!!

This area has a slight bump in the road and what I noticed is that the car is slightly airbourne while acclerating (going...
Forum: General E46 Forum 11-14-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,398
Posted By BMWDMD
Low battery symptoms?

What are low battery symptoms?

I left my dome light on overnight and my car doesnt seem to be running the same as usual. Has a rough idle, especially when turning on heated seats or opening...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-14-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By BMWDMD
I guess I couldve posted in the general section....

I guess I couldve posted in the general section. Im just trying to solve something.

I figure I'd post in DIY since people here have dealt with MAF problems.
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 11-14-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By BMWDMD
Car Stalled.....

My car recently stalled in a parking lot going 5mph. Wasnt that big of a deal...I just started it back up again and its been fine ever since.

No SES light was present but I went ahead and read...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-27-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By BMWDMD
Unhappy New HID bulb sediment?

I just got my new OEM phillips HID bulbs in the mail and notice that there is some gray sediment in the bulb (as if it looked used).

Do new bulbs have smoky gray sediment on the inside?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-23-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By BMWDMD
After doing some research, I believe there is no...

After doing some research, I believe there is no way to tell if a bulb is burnt out.

According to another forum, HID bulb take more and more energy as time passes and the ballast can no longer...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 10-23-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By BMWDMD
Bad HID bulb?

My retrofitted OEM HID bulb on the driver side stop working along with the cluster gauge warning light.

I have capacitors installed on both lights to cover the flickering. I cant remove the...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-21-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,853
Posted By BMWDMD
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 09-20-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,853
Posted By BMWDMD
Halogen >>>>> Xenon conversion?? jlevisw.com

I've search this forum and got a lot on info regarding this conversion. Thank you. I checked ebay and didn't find too many OEM products. Could I get anyone's opinion on this aftermarket set:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 08-04-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 885
Posted By BMWDMD
Want to add projector headlights. Found this on ebay

Has anybody retrofitted their car with non-oem projectors? How do they look? and is it worth it? I found these on ebay and was curious:
...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By BMWDMD
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-30-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By BMWDMD
Help! Console scratch gone bad...

I accidentally scratched the face of my climate control the other day and removed it today with a scratch remover of some sort. The scratches disappeared but now the area is freakishly shiny and...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-22-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By BMWDMD
OOOOHHHHHH......I'm an idiot....the new belt...

OOOOHHHHHH......I'm an idiot....the new belt doesnt stretch as much as the old one. Got it... Thanks
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-22-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By BMWDMD
DIY Tensioner mishap...Please advise

My first DIY...

I just replaced my thermostat, waterpump, pulley and both belts with the help of this forum, so thanks to all of you!

One problem I encountered was when placing the new...
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-17-2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By BMWDMD
Interior gasoline smell? and loud slamming door issue?

Anyone else having these issues?

The interior of the car smells like gasoline and my driver door slams pretty hard against the glass when closing. Is there anyway to cushion the door/car interface?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-11-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By BMWDMD
Anybody heard of www.autohausaz.com

They have some pretty cheap prices. Just wondering if anyone has purchased from them before.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2009, 03:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By BMWDMD
Thanks Fubar! Im probably in the same situation...

Thanks Fubar! Im probably in the same situation as you were.
Forum: General E46 Forum 07-11-2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 694
Posted By BMWDMD
"service engine soon" disappeared

So my SES light came on and the dealer said it was a bad thermostat. Its been like this for two weeks now (I have an appt nxt week) and all of a sudden the SES light disappeared (with some loud...
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-11-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,621
Posted By BMWDMD
Thanks guys! I thought I had to drain the coolant...

Thanks guys! I thought I had to drain the coolant before before I started? wont the coolant spill out quite a bit when I pull out the water pump and thermostat?
Forum: DIY: Do It Yourself 07-09-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,621
Posted By BMWDMD
HELP! Need to change thermostat and water pump

I have a 2002 325ci with 80,000miles and am a complete noob!

I just recently made the switch from honda to bmw and love it!

This would be my first DIY. I have the seen the other posts on the...
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